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CW
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm CST
>> is a difficult night for the jackson family tomorrow botha difficult night for the jackson family. our top story seen around the country tonight. we are outside the jackson home in washington d.c. where they live. it is very quiet out here we are just steps away from the jackson home there is not a light on inside that we can see from the street level here it's because it is a very big day in court for both mr. and mrs. jackson tomorrow they're expected to be in court at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow morning chicago time. the $750,000 they say he pulled from his campaign account and used for personal expenses spending lavishly on himself as well as personal family members his wife is expected to appear before a judge later. december 12, 1995 it political star was born 18 years later jesse jackson jr. is rising star has fallen it casts shadows on the life of his wife of more than 20 years, cindy jackson. they could send either one of them or both of them to prison. jesse jackson jr. has not been seen publicly for months setting mental illness this roll-callrobotic call was apparently e
CW
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm CST
congressman jesse jackson jr. that could put him behind bars. please guilty to misusing campaign funds for nearly three months the rev. jesse jackson mob during an appearance today a brush of questions about that report the deal between his son and the fed's they will have to wait for the appropriate time he said they say that they haven't heard what the details are and they have not asked. i think they note that there are thousands and thousands of people who feel as i have expressed that it is so unfortunate that this scenario has developed. jesse jackson jr. and his wife has been neither seen nor heard from there has been no activity around their home we learned that the couple has been living out of their washington d.c. town house to avoid the crush of chicago media. the jail time is likely under a blind plea agreement that would leave the former congressman's fate in the hands of a federal judge in washington. this is true and if this is what comes on then i think that probably jackson's lawyers have decided who would rather rolled the dice and take a chance with whatever we get
CW
Feb 16, 2013 9:00pm CST
... the show of family support from outside rainbow push headquarters.. as santita and jonathan jackson spoke briefly about their brother jessie junior.. jonathon jackson/jesse jackson jr. brother the gravity has affected our family and we felt the impact of so many peoples prayers and were appreciative of everyone whos kept us in their prayers well keep them in ours as well the former second district congressman is charged with using campaign funds for personal items including furs... a 46-hundred dollar fedora once owned by michael jackson and a 5-thousand dollar football signed by two u-s presidents. he faces up to five years in prison and a 250-thousand dollar fine... his wife, former chicago alderman sandi jackson, who resigned last month, also faces prison time and fines... accused of understating the couples income on their tax returns for six years. the patriarch of the family, reverand jesse jackson, is in washington d-c this weekend to be with his son, who the family says is still undergoing medical care. jesse junior took leave from his congressional duties starting in june. wh
CW
Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm CST
>> inside jackson's capitol hill office today it's not the charges its the list could be more embarrassing for an ex congressman his former aldermen wife and one of chicago's once most prominent and influential political families, we knew this day was coming but a deal with prosecutors had been made. what i don't think anybody expected was the enormity ignore some of the bizarreness. the infamous $43,000 gold plated men's rolex but how about the $9,500 worth of children's furniture? or much worse... it looks like the server disliked that story there's a lot more on that list truly interesting items it steven from jesse jackson jr. today accepting full responsibility for what he calls the improper decisions and mistakes i have made a very similar statement from sandy jackson of by her lawyer who told me over the phone this afternoon: others of course calling it an immense blow or we should say another amends blow to the public's faith in their politicians particularly here in the state of illinois. cindy jackson charged with understating six years of the families taxes in what
CW
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm CST
replays of jesse jackson jr.. one of the democratic favorites in the primary says she is dropping out of the race >> good evening >> live with tonight's top story... >> her campaign is over with a little over a week to go before the primaries... >> volunteers working the phones at robin kelly's campaign headquarters.. the former state rep on a political upswing.. as the crowded field of candidates in the second district is now minus another one. "robin is a friend, and has captured momentum in pulling our community together... state senator toi hutchinson saying in a written statement..today "i am simply unwilling to risk playing a role going forward that could result in dividing our community at a time when we need unity more than ever." she just felt it was he right thing to do... so hutchinson is out of the race.. though she didn't give many details why. a recent report revealed she had paid her mother as a campaign consultant... then there's the attack ads...targeting hutchinson and former congresswoman debbie halvorson.. both earned an a from the nra.. with gun control a
CW
Feb 7, 2013 12:00pm CST
jackson junior a plea deal that includes significant jail time. the sun-times says the offer is now on the table. jackson is being investigated on allegations he misused campaign funds. the sun-times also reports that jackson's wife, sandi, feels like she was made the scapegoat ... now that she is being investigated separately. the scrutiny into sandi jackson includes claims she had access to her husband's congressional money. she resigned as chicago's seventh ward alderman last month. the house ethics committee is recommending a full investigation of illinois congressman aaron schock. schock is accused of soliciting more than five thousand dollars for a political action committee to help fellow republican adam kinzinger in the 16th district g-o-p primary last year. investigators say three days before the primary. the "campaign for primary accountability" pac received at least 115 thousand dollars in contributions as a result of efforts by schock and his campaign committee. schock has denied any wrongdoing. drew peterson's former attorney joel brodsky is suing another peterson a
CW
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm CST
a little bit younger this time around? >> yes. the search for sandy jackson's replacement is over. what maher emmanuel's choice for the seventh ward did before making the bid for city hall. another shot of arctic air do in chicago later this week. man on tv: ...rbis and 36 homers. swings at the first pitch and fouls it deep back into the stands. [ding] [fans whirring] announcer: chill raw and prepared foods promptly. one in 6 americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. check your steps at foodsafety.gov. [ male announcer] surprise -- you're having triplets. [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the online trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. senator dick durbin of illinois will play a role in the national debate on gun control he will head the congressional committee focus
CW
Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm CST
closely. the primary is one week away. jesse jackson jr. should appear in court sometime this week. as for jesse jackson junior his father says he's feeling indescribably hurt and is under tight medical supervision. the reverend jesse jackson released a statement today about his son the former congressman. he says jesse junior's legal woes have compounded his struggle with bipolar disorder. the reverend jackson asks for prayers for his son and family. jesse junior is expected to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. his wife sandi is expected to plead guilty to filing false tax returns. will he, or won't he? get a new trial that is. drew peterson, the man in prison for murdering his wife, will make one last ditch effort to have his murder conviction thrown out tomorrow. it is very difficult in any case to get a new trial. generally they are disfavored by judges and generally you do not get them. drew pederson was convicted of drowning his wife in 2004. tuesday his attorney will try to convince a judge that the trial was botched when the former attorney called the divorce attor
CW
Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm CST
memorial hospital officials say the fire fighter is all right. the former alderman sandy jackson the chicago sun-times reported tonight the feds are trying to figure that out. he announced his federal probe when he resigned from congress. there reportedly taking an independent look at sandy jackson's finances mrs. jackson declined to comment he did tell wgn that she already retained chicago attorney dan webb for herself. his captor dead 65 year-old to billy lee shot and killed a school bus driver tuesday before taking him to a nearby underground bunker. he has been brought out safely. he is with his mother we are just very blessed that they are not united. still not clear why he took them hostage. the credit- card company gave him a heads up all is apparently well found not guilty by reason of insanity the attorney said she was legally insane at the time treated for mental disorders going back to 1994 even when she was on the bench she said she was offered medication at the time of the incident shows retained last november by voters. chicago public schools plan to downsize it is
CW
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm CST
of former chicago alderwoman sandi jackson. the sun-times reports, the authorities are questioning the legitimacy of the monthly consultant fees she received from the congressional campaign of her husband jesse jackson junior. mrs. jackson won't comment to the paper. but she told wgn, she has hired former u.s. attorney dan webb to represent her. president obama has signed-off on legislation to avoid a default on federal loans. the measure extends the federal government's ability to borrow new money through mid-may. it effectively suspends the 16- point-four trillion dollar debt ceiling in the meantime. in exchange. the bill requires congress to pass a budget by mid-april or have lawmakers' pay withheld. the budget for 2014 was supposed to be delivered by the president to congress yesterday but insiders say it'll probably be delayed until sometime in march. the u-s justice deparment has filed a civil lawsuit against the "standard and poor's" credit rating agency. the lawsuit accuses s-and-p of ingoring credit risks in order to favor the interests of large investment banks and others
CW
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm CST
my story. reporting that a former congressman jesse jackson jr. conspired with his wife sandy to legally spend $750,000 in campaign funds. other expenses include a $43,000 watched home renovations, fur coats, several other big purchases. prosecutors will recommend a prison sentence between 46-57 months for jackson. a fine of up to $100,000. a plea agreement could come sometime today. a source close to the case also tells that sandy jackson is expected to plead guilty to tax offense. both of them recently resigned from office. a court in south africa has postponed a bail hearing for olympian oscar pistorius. he faces murder charges in the shooting death of his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp, at his home early yesterday morning. pistorius broke down in tears in court today. police say they are now discounting reports that she may have been mistaken for an intruder. the prosecution said it will bring a charge of premeditated murder. pistorius' agent says his client denies murdering steenkamp. pistorius is due back in court on tuesday. he made history last year as the first d
CW
Feb 19, 2013 12:00pm CST
might find? >> names and identities of other people there. jesse jackson junior's federal pension may be in jeopardy. jackson would have been eligible to collect a pension of 45- thousand dollars a year when he reached 62 years old. but the federal charges leveled against him may change all of that. an attorney tells the chicago tribune there is a law that strips pensions away from lawmakers convicted of corruption. jackson served nearly 17 years in congress. he is expected to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. mayor rahm emanuel and governor pat quinn announced today that a new 12 hundred room hotel will be built near mccormick place. the agency that operates mccormick place is acquiring a site adjacent to the convention center to build the new hotel. the facility will allow mccormick place to add about 15 new mid-market events each year.. generating about 80 thousand attendees. the hotel will be located between michigan and indiana along the south side of cermak. it's expected to create nearly 25 hundred construction jobs and 500 permanent local jobs. coming up next: the late
CW
Feb 18, 2013 12:00pm CST
-farlane, of chicago was walking with her friends on jackson avenue, when she was hit by a bullet police say was meant for someone else. witnesses led police to two people, a 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old. they're being held, but no charges have been filed yet. >> she talked about life and death all of the time. she would see the parents on television crying over the kids. >>the shooting happened just hours after janay's younger sister attended president obama's gun-control speech. friday's shooting was the first in north chicago since october. >> a chicago man is accused of luring a 12-year-old boy into a sexual relationship. prosecutors say 31-year-old ryan ruiz joined an on-line chat room, pretended to be a young boy, and convinced the 12- year-old from glenview to meet him at richard johns park last may. once there, police say ruiz sexually assaulted the 12 year old. the boy told his mother, and she called the police. the boy picked ruiz out of a police lineup. ruiz is being held on 250 thousand dollars bond. a skokie woman is being held on 100-thousand dollars bond after allegedly biting of
CW
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm CST
. the reverand jesse jackson... among those here... 'can i get a witness' just an hour earlier, he brought families impacted by chicagos gun violence to his rainbow push headquarters.. including hadiya pendeltons cousin. pendelton was shot in the back and killed while standing with friends inside harsh park after taking final exams on tuesday. police believe the shooter mistook the group for a rival gang. shatira welks wants the person to be turned in.. you know your child. you know your cousin. you know your friend you know your relative. you know whos done this. all theyre going to do is do something to somebody elses child pendelton was one of 42 people killed in chicago last month. also killed in january... marshall fields hall whose mother came to march. its sad but im so happy that everybody came out for this little girl as well as my son and the other people. we have to stop.. something has to be done. southside faith leaders are now calling for not just better policing.. but a local witness protection program for those who turn others in. there is money available.. we have the r
CW
Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
early voting begins to replace former congressman jesse jackson, jr. -- two key democrats are throwing their political weight behind the same candidate. former state representative robin kelly picked up endorsements from u.s. representatives bobby rush and danny davis in the special 2nd congressional district democratic primary. they both cited kelly's support for tougher gun laws. kelly is one of 16 democrats in the race. the governor visited a south side church today to make his case for raising the minimum wage in illinois and.... >> there is something wrong if someone works 40 hours a week and lives in poverty >> he wants to raise the minimum wage in illinois to $10 an hour . >> i think it is important that working people get peight paid a fair wagpaid a fair wage >> she worries employers will be even more reluctant to hire if this passes >> some people think it will be a wage killer... >> it has been very frustrating trying to look for a job... >> she would rather see lawmakers focused on communities like this one were no longer hiring >> chicago's flu season appears to be
CW
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm CST
concerning former congressman jesse jackson jr. there is a plea deal on the table between federal prosecutors and the former congressman and that may involve the probing of the campaign fund misusedmiss use charging various personal items. words that rarely come out of the mob curtis makes a big announcement concerning baseball at his local [ female announcer ] switch to swiffer wetjet, and you'll dump your old mop. but don't worry, he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ ♪ who's that lady? ♪ ♪ sexy lady ♪ ♪ who's that lady? ♪ [ female announcer ] used mops can grow bacteria. swiffer wetjet starts with a clean pad every time, and its antibacterial cleaner kills bacteria mops can spread around. swiffer gives cleaning a whole new meaning. ♪ lovely lady ♪ jamie mcmurray: the odds of becoming a successful nascar driver? 1 in 125 billion. the odds of a child being diagnosed with autism? 1 in 88. i'm jamie mcmurray. learn more at autismspeaks.org/signs. [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153
CW
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm CST
jackson just finished telling her classmates that they have the power to impact this high- profile case and save lives down the road he wants the students to do what is most difficult start talking now. somebody out there knows who killed this child. most of our murder's go unsolved because of the fear of lack of witness protection. a fear, that cycle must be broken. raising concerns about how to accommodate the growing crowds for the gross funeral. organizers suspect that some will be turned away once the churches built we're told the secret service and chicago police will sealsee to everybody's safety. the funeral will begin on saturday here at 11:00 a.m.. carv i'm serious, we compare our direct rates side by side to find you a great deal even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! it's the valentine's day sale at kmart! get 50% off women's sleepwear plus, buy three americ
CW
Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm CST
in the state council. jackson resigning and it's the corruption investigation of her husband and her. the cop who fired the shots is 31 year-old officer sierra who told investigators he thought former had a gun in fact farmer was only holding his cell phone. the family protested in demand charges the chicago police department claims the shooting was justified he was never charged but he was stripped of his police powers. today the city council approved a $4.1 million settlement for farmers family. it doesn't bring justice to what happened to our son farmers father called the shooting and execution he believes that the officer will be charged eventually farmers attorney says that the video was to keep piece of evidence that led to the seven figure settlement with all the video you basically have been on witnessed the eventandan witnessedonun nest = witnessedwitnessed event. unwitnessed eventhe now works at the city's 311 call center doing criminal background checks for officers on the beat. the case was turned over to the fbi and the cook county state's attorney's office. illinois lieutenant
CW
Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm CST
park is down to one, scott feldman is the no. 4 starter behind that is edwin jackson exactly the news that he has been waiting to hear. i was looking forward to this season start and contributing in any way i can. scott baker is likely to start the season on the dl weaving travis wood as a favorite for the no. 5 spot across the valley john danes tested out his shoulder he threw 04 pitches mostly for strike and he said afterward that he hopes he can regain the form that made him so effective two years ago. i have been dealing with this for so long now i forget what it feels like to be healthy sometimes. things are on the up. we are very happy for him a healthy jon banks would mean a lot to the white house this season. that is sports and we send it back to you guys in chicago. good night that is the news for this thursday night. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male a
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